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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 GMC Acadia
When it comes to finding the right SUV for your family, it seems like there are always a lot of compromises to be made. One vehicle is so performance and off-road oriented that...
2012 GMC Acadia vs. 2012 Dodge Journey: Which One Should I Buy?
The GMC Acadia is classed as a midsize SUV, which is able to seat between six and seven passengers comfortably. The 2012 Acadia offers three rows of seating, so passengers will feel the roominess that is typical in...

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I have a 2015 GMC Acadia with a rear backup camera. Is it possible to add a front camera with GM parts?
There was a GM front camera "option" for your vehicle. So long as your vehicle was vended with the matching (required) GM RPO codes, you may be able to incorporate the option now by buying all of the necessary components....
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Stabilitrak & control light come on vehicle lose power to the engine
Hello, What you are describing sounds like you may have a faulty traction control module or possibly faulty wheel speed sensors. The traction control system monitors the steering stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been...
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Q: Transmission flush
Hi there. I think the information the dealership is telling you is a bit misleading. An automatic transmission works by maintaining hydraulic pressure created inside the case, and allowing the transmission to smoothly shift gears. If there is debris inside...
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I accidentally put washer fluid into the coolant Reservoir. what harm can this cause? it was about 3/4 of the bottle.
Hello, yes this can break down the coolant and it can become acidic. The coolant system will need to be flushed. If you'd like, a certified Your Mechanic Technician can come to your location to perform this. Please look at...
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2008 GMC Acadia: passenger side window switch will make the window go down, but not back up. Now master switch on driver's side wo
The switch internals of one or both switches are faulty or there is a bad connection to the switches. To resolve this, the switches have to be removed from the door so that you can get access to the terminals....
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I have a leaking power steering hose according to my dealership, they said it would take 5 hours to repair and cost $843.00, $800
Hi there. It would probably benefit you to obtain a second opinion. Although the power steering system can take time to prime and replace a hose, that estimate of labor is rather high; but expected by a dealership. If you'd...
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2011 GMC Acadia will not start. Service stabilitrak light comes on an message saying battery in power saving mode. What can be the
The symptoms you are experiencing are similar to when a powertrain control module fails. I would recommend taking your vehicle to a nearby service facility that has the scan tools necessary to test for failed computer equipment within your automobile....
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Hi Jerel, My 2010 GMC Acadia has a radiator leak and I was advice I needed to replace the radiator. But I'm having trouble on find
Hi there. In regards to replacing components, it's always best to purchase the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) component as opposed to an upgrade or aftermarket replacement. You might find it easier to have one of our mobile mechanics come to...
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Q: OIL ON SPARK PLUGS
Oil can leak into the combustion chamber from either the piston rings or through the valve guides (past the valve stem oil seals). Of course once oil is there, the spark plug can get contaminated. If the leak is past...
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My traction control and stabilizer control warning light is on what does it mean
Hi There, As you may know, the traction control light and oil change are unrelated issues. The traction control system monitors the steering and stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected. This is done...
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Car shakes when accelerating and has a hard time starting
Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below the normal...
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Hi, my name is Jorge from North Houston, TX, and I'd like to know the location of the Expansion Valve (Orifice Tube) for 2011 GMC
Your vehicle has an expansion valve mounted at the firewall behind the two a/c lines where they connect to the evaporator assembly. You will need to evacuate the a/c refrigerant and remove line connection and then unbolt the expansion valve....
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2008 GMC Acadia Digital Display Issue
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Indicators for servicing stabilitrak, traction control and reduced engine power occasionally comes on. Car drives noticeably diff
You would need to have the computer systems scanned to retrieve the stored codes to isolate the cause of your vehicle going into failsafe mode. You may have a speed sensor not sending a signal or a power train or...
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I have a 2014 GMC Denali. Every time the rpms are at 1000, coming to a stop or coming out of a stop, something vibrates.
If the noise only exists when the vehicle is moving at the RPM values you cite, the vibration is probably in the drive train. If the vibration occurs in park though, again at the cited RPM values, then it is...
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My timing cover is leaking, and the guy that is working on my car told me that it doesn't really need to be fixed, Just check oil 2007 GMC Acadia
Hi there. Well, to be honest - I wouldn't recommend working with this mechanic much longer. Although a timing cover leak usually just causes oil to drip on your driveway, the reality is that it leaks because either the gasket...
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I need the front timing cover gasket replaced on my 2012 GMC Acadia to stop an oil leak. How much for the parts and labor?
If you are referring to the crankshaft seal on the timing cover, please use YourMechanic's front crankshaft seal replacement service page to obtain an instant quote. If you are referring to the timing cover to engine (front engine cover) gasket,...
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My car is really messing up...what does reduce engine power means
Hi there. Thanks for contacting us today. When the vehicle’s computer detects a fault in the engine that affects its drivability, performance, transmission or emission system it will trigger the reduced power light. It will also trigger if there is...
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Whining noise while steering
Hi There, A whining noise is definitely a classic sign of either low power steering fluid or a power steering pump that is beginning to fail. The power steering system works on a very high pressurized system that works very...

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